clamor against (something)

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clamor against (something)

To object to something vocally or passionately. Many townspeople have clamored against this construction project because they feel it will greatly increase traffic through the town.
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clamor against someone or something

to raise a great outcry against someone or something. The protestors clamored against the mayor. The citizens clamored against the new taxes.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It is funny however, how some who initially questioned her appointment to the Supreme Court and clamored against the previous presidents "meddling" in the judiciary by appointing her in 2012 now claim to "defend judicial independence" by defending her continued stay in the court.
Influential interest groups such as the Associated General Contractors, a trade group representing heavy construction firms, and the League of Oregon Cities have already clamored against reallocating state highway fund dollars.